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Alex Rider book group set to give away!

We have a set of ten proof copies of the new Alex Rider adventure, Never Say Die (Walker Books), to give to a school book group in exchange for some reviews! Get in touch if you would like your school book group to be...

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Public event for illustration as shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Klaus Flugge Prize, which recognises the most exciting newcomer to children's book illustration, will be announced at a public event at Foyles Charing Cross on Wednesday 17th May. Michael Foreman,...

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My Brother is a Superhero: Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize

My Brother is a Superhero - which has won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize - tells the story of a comics obsessed 11-year-old who is mightily put out when his older brother Zack is given powers by an alien to help...

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Boot Camp: Book 2

Jay, Summer, Dylan and their bands are headed for boot camp at uber-glamorous Rock War Manor. It's going to be six weeks of mates, music and non-stop partying as they prepare for stardom. But the rock-star life of...

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